Universidad del Bio-BioUniversity


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Foundation: 1947

Mission: The Universidad del Bío-Bío, based on its public, socially responsible and state nature, has as its mission, from the Regions of Biobío and Ñuble, to contribute to society with the formation of integral people, through a Higher Education of excellence. Committed to regional and national challenges, it contributes to mobility and social integration through the generation and transfer of advanced knowledge, through quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, fundamental, applied and developmental research, two-way links with the environment, continuous training and extension. Likewise, it promotes entrepreneurship and innovation, the strengthening of internationalization and the sustainable development of its activities, based on a participatory culture centered on respect for people.

Vision: To be recognized nationally and internationally as a public, socially responsible and regional university that, committed to its state role, from the Regions of Biobío and Ñuble, forms integral people of excellence and contributes through its work to the sustainable development of the regions and the country.

History: www.ubiobio.cl


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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDChile
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 760th146th248th691st26th
Arts and Humanities 545th73rd123rd507th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 887th105th181st746th17th
Computer Science 744th120th192nd637th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 545th98th167th477th25th
Energy 617th72nd147th502nd10th
Engineering 645th87th159th547th11th
Environmental Science 673rd130th220th585th26th
Mathematics 684th92nd164th585th17th
Physics and Astronomy 760th106th194th680th22nd
Social Sciences 735th101st168th655th20th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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